Herbarium Sheet Detail
NTBG Plant Name:
David H. Lorence
April 21, 2001
NPSAS, US, BISH
Diane Ragone, Tavita Togia
Toaga site on island's South coast, National Park of American Samoa between coastal road and shoreline; elevation 2-3 m, location about midway in park.
Tree 6-7 m tall, trunk 40 cm dbh, canopy dense, umbrella-shaped, lvs. glossy above. Ripe fruits pink-red. Flowers pinkis h-white, green in bud. Dominant tree in some areas. Samoan name: talie.
Terminalia samoensis, Thespesia populnea, Hernandia nymphaeifolia, Cocos, Barringtonia asiatica, Pandanus tectorius, Tournefortia argentea, and herbaceous understory.
National Park of American Samoa Acc.#: NPSA-00002 Catalog#: NPSA 140.
Date of Record Creation:
February 20, 2014
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022
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